New Prosthetics Let Patients Reach Out and Touch Stuff

Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a way to make people with prosthetic limbs feel by transplanting nerves from the amputated hand into the patient's chest. Though the feeling would be in the chest rather than their arms, the scientists are hopeful that this could lead to prosthetics with sensors… » 11/27/07 1:35pm 11/27/07 1:35pm